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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

Where Can I Take My Dog?

As is true of most national parks across Australia, dogs and other pets are not allowed into Tasmania's National Parks and Nature Reserves. There are, however, many State Reserves, Conservation Areas, Regional Reserves and Nature Recreation Areas, and other reserves, where dogs are welcome.

Visit our web page on dogs in reserves for a listing of some of the reserves where you can take your dog, and learn why pets are not allowed in our national parks.